Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 67 80
Rank change year-on-year -77 +13 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 115 272 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 3.74% 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.72% 12.21% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 105 262 270
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £48,775
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -6.25%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,712 2,227 3,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 25.92% 30.59% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,502 1,996 2,511
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -72 84 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Bradford 0 11 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Halifax +10 4 £42,500 - 2
Bingley - 4 £32,500 -
Brighouse - 3 £38,000 -
Wakefield +2 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Huddersfield -8 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 - 3
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 115 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (75.65%) SQL
3 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
3 59 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (46.96%) T-SQL
5 44 (38.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (28.70%) .NET
7 33 (28.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (26.96%) C#
9 26 (22.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (21.74%) High Availability
10 25 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
12 23 (20.00%) MVC
12 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (18.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (17.39%) Windows
15 18 (15.65%) IIS
15 18 (15.65%) ETL
16 17 (14.78%) JavaScript
16 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (13.91%) VMware
18 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
19 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
19 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
20 13 (11.30%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.65%) IIS
2 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.22%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (2.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) SAN
2 8 (6.96%) DNS
3 6 (5.22%) WAN
4 5 (4.35%) DHCP
4 5 (4.35%) Firewall
4 5 (4.35%) LAN
5 4 (3.48%) VPN
6 3 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.61%) HTTP
6 3 (2.61%) MPLS
6 3 (2.61%) SSL
6 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) DMVPN
7 2 (1.74%) FTP
7 2 (1.74%) HSRP
7 2 (1.74%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.74%) IPsec
7 2 (1.74%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.74%) VPLS
7 2 (1.74%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (51.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (38.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (28.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (22.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (18.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.35%) MySQL
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.61%) MS Access
12 3 (2.61%) QlikView
13 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.87%) DTS
14 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.83%) MSTest
3 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.35%) NUnit
5 4 (3.48%) Moq
6 3 (2.61%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Advertising
3 7 (6.09%) Law
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) DBA
3 32 (27.83%) SQL DBA
4 17 (14.78%) Administrator
5 15 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.17%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.30%) Senior DBA
7 13 (11.30%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (10.43%) Senior SQL DBA
9 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
10 9 (7.83%) Analyst
11 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Architect
13 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Principal Engineer
13 6 (5.22%) Senior SQL Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
13 6 (5.22%) SSIS Developer
14 5 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) .NET
2 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (8.70%) HTML
5 9 (7.83%) WCF
6 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.96%) CSS
7 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
7 6 (5.22%) jQuery
7 6 (5.22%) XML
8 5 (4.35%) MSMQ
8 5 (4.35%) Web Services
9 4 (3.48%) SOAP
9 4 (3.48%) WinForms
10 3 (2.61%) JSON
11 2 (1.74%) RESTful
11 2 (1.74%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Clustering
3 5 (4.35%) Replication
4 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 13 (11.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.83%) Linux
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.48%) Unix
7 3 (2.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.87%) SUSE
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (21.74%) High Availability
1 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.00%) MVC
3 18 (15.65%) ETL
4 12 (10.43%) Database Security
4 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.57%) OO
6 10 (8.70%) Coaching
6 10 (8.70%) ITIL
6 10 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (8.70%) TDD
7 9 (7.83%) DSDM
7 9 (7.83%) Scrum
8 8 (6.96%) Analytics
9 7 (6.09%) Project Management
9 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (75.65%) SQL
2 54 (46.96%) T-SQL
3 31 (26.96%) C#
4 17 (14.78%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.96%) VB
7 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.74%) C++
8 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.74%) X++
9 1 (0.87%) ABAP
9 1 (0.87%) Java
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.22%) MCSE
3 5 (4.35%) MCSA
4 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.09%) vSphere
4 5 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) SCOM
3 5 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.61%) Plesk
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.74%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) VMware
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
5 6 (5.22%) Citrix
5 6 (5.22%) CommVault
6 5 (4.35%) NetApp
7 4 (3.48%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.61%) HP
8 3 (2.61%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (2.61%) Tableau
8 3 (2.61%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.74%) Dell
9 2 (1.74%) SAP
9 2 (1.74%) Symantec
10 1 (0.87%) Ariba
10 1 (0.87%) Civica
10 1 (0.87%) Progress
10 1 (0.87%) Sage